The Inner West has got a slew of events for you to enjoy this week! Get your creative freak on with the following engagements in your area.
BADGIRL GARDEN 3.0, Thursday 1 June (Enmore)
Join Badgirl Garden for the opening night of their monthly live venue, featuring a lineup of amazing women. Badgirl Garden always makes sure to feature a diverse set of up and coming female, mostly hip-hop, artists based in Sydney, so come along to support your local music scene at a venue with fantastic sparkly decor and bring some good vibes along the way.
Location: 199 Enmore Road, Enmore NSW 2042
EMMA PASK AT CAMELOT LOUNGE, Thursday 1 June (Marrickville)
Looking to up your musical culture? There’s no better way than by adding a bit of jazz to your mid-weekly schedule. ARIA nominated for the Best Jazz Album of the year, Emma Pask will be performing at the Camelot Lounge this Thursday. With her incredulous vocals that have impressed audiences from Keith Urban to Diana the late Princess of Wales, her jazzy rhythms and groovy blues will make you feel like the weekend is already here.
Price: $27.90 online | $30 at the door
Location: Camelot Lounge, 19 Marrickville Road, Marrickville NSW 2204
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BRONWYN VAUGHAN PRESENTS: TURBANS, TIES AND TURKISH SLIPPERS, Saturday 3 June (Ashfield)
Bring the kids down to Ashfield library for a morning full of singing, dancing and enchanting tales from all over the world. Bronwyn Vaughan will be presenting stories from India, Turkey and Russia using various costumes, props and dances. This show is sure to hold your child's attention with the way the stories are presented so come along, who knows, you might enjoy a song or dance yourself!
Location: 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield NSW 2131
MASTERWORKS FOR STRINGS, Sunday 4 June (Newtown)
An afternoon of the greatest classical string pieces from the last century is exactly what you need to nourish your creative soul. The Bourbaki Ensemble is a string orchestra based in Newtown who are dedicated to highlighting the potency of string symphonies, which are usually overlooked by masterpieces featuring a full-blown orchestra. You can expect Ralph Vaughan and Bartok's ground-breaking pieces to be played.
Location: 189 Church Street, Newtown NSW 2042
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THE ART OF MARK BRADFORD, Tuesday 6 June (Camperdown)
Art critic Sebastian Smee will be holding a talk on the career of American modern abstract artist, Mark Bradford, at the University of Sydney on Tuesday. The artist, who will be representing the US at the Venice Biennialle this year is mostly known for his abstract paintings, which explores discussions of race and politics by using home improvement equipment in is work. At this lecture, you'll learn more about this fascinating avant-garde artist and his work.
Price: Free, bookings required
Location: University of Sydney, Camperdown NSW 2050
What's on your agenda this week? Let your neighbours know in the comments below!